Category Archives: Ukraine

Putin: The Return

Vladimir Putin is overextending his hand.  Like all autocrats, he cannot accept a losing hand.  He wants a conflict over the status of Ukraine and Crimea.  Having a weak U.S. executive and a compliant E.U helps Putin.  This will get … Continue reading

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5 Strategic Points for Ukrainian Protesters

In order that Ukraine NOT return to another pro-Russian Yanukovych, its important that its own political leadership get its house in order. Let me outline five containment points for success. 1.  The Ukrainian President Viktor Yankovych’s removal from office will … Continue reading

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The Great Betrayal

When Poland’s foreign minister Sikorski along with his German counterpart Frank Walter told Ukrainian protest leadership to sign recent pledge effectively ending the uprising or ‘you’ll all be dead’, was a betrayal of the very moral leadership that ended Soviet … Continue reading

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